Year: 2017

Electric Toothbrush For Christmas?

How this stocking filler can help keep your teeth and gums healthy (plus other Christmas tips!) If you are struggling for last minute Christmas present stocking filler ideas, you could do worse than consider an electric toothbrush. Whilst a manual

Is Dental Anxiety Stopping You From Having Healthy Teeth?

Concerned patient

Our team of friendly Streatham dentists will help to put you at ease. Dental anxiety is relatively common, with most patients exhibiting at least some minor symptoms such as increased heart rate or sweating. For most patients, these symptoms might

Bad Weather Dental Emergencies in Streatham

A dentist explains

With snow and black ice widespread, the risk of accidents is increasing. Although the snow looks beautiful when it settles on the landscape, it can present many difficulties for a lot of people. It is often not the snow itself

Restoration Of A Broken Front Tooth In Streatham

What are your options when a front tooth breaks? Because they are the most exposed, our front teeth are the most vulnerable when it comes to damage through accidents. If you play sports, you may wish to consider wearing a

What Is The Right Age To Have Your Teeth Straightened?

Early intervention and adult braces. In an ideal world, we would all have perfectly white, and perfectly straight and healthy teeth. As we know, it very rarely works out this way and most of us will have teeth that are

Do You Have ‘Morning Breath’?

Smelly breath in the morning, and what you can do about it. If your partner turns the other way when you try to kiss them in the morning, and even your children hide when they see you approaching, you may

Is It Possible To Stop Teeth Discolouring?

whiter teeth on older couple

A look at how our teeth discolour over time and whether we can halt or slow down the process It would not be unreasonable to think that, providing we look after our teeth well from childhood, there is no reason

Restoring Teeth Damaged By Bruxism

A dentist explains

Our Streatham dentist discusses this frustrating condition Teeth grinding, or ‘bruxism’, to give it its correct name, is relatively common. It is quite likely that we all do it at some time or another, usually when under a lot of

How Should Children Clean Their Teeth?

An oral health guide for parents of young (and not so young) children. If you have children, you will probably be aware of how difficult it can be to get them to do something that, as adults, we do twice

Halloween Tips For Healthy Teeth

Dr Manisha Patel dentist

Kids, don’t ‘spook’ your parents with an unhealthy sugar intake on October 31st. Although relatively new in the UK as a major festival, Halloween has rapidly caught on, becoming especially popular with young children. Whilst some of this is the